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Luxury Family Villa Overlooking 1st green of VilaSol golf, large pool and bar!

Bedrooms 4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Luxurious Family Golf front Villa, large garden, heated pool and private bar

Recently modernised to a high standard is this 4 bedroom luxury family villa which boasts views of the first green of Vila Sol golf course. This 27 hole, (3 x 9) golf course has hosted the Portuguese Open on a number of occasions. Guests of Casa Barklee receive a 40% discount on the green fees at Vila Sol Golf.

It is just a 20 minute drive from Faro airport, with Vilamoura only a five minute drive away which offers a choice of 5 golf courses plus all the amenities, bars and restaurants available at Vilamoura Marina complex.

It has two double bedrooms and two twin bedrooms. We can push the twin beds together however due to the design of the beds they won't sit flush together so it won't make a true double bed. It comes with a large heated pool (additional charges apply) and in the large garden an outdoor thatched bar, with a comfortable shaded seating area. Fully equipped for families with 2 high chairs, 1 wooden cot, 2 travel cots, 1 travel play pen, children's crockery and cutlery at no extra charge. We also have a children's toilet seat and step for toddlers. It has an outdoor games area to the side of the villa which includes table tennis and darts. The garden also has a football goal and swing ball for the children to enjoy! The villa is fully equipped with Wifi and a TV, offering a wide range of channels including English/Sky channels. It is also fully air conditioned and has an alarm system and safes.

Within walking distance are the resort's restaurants, English style pub, shops, and golf clubhouse. There is also a health spa offering a wide choice of treatments. It is close to the sandy beaches of Quarteira, Vilamoura and Val de Lobo. 2km away from the Villa families can enjoy the Aquashow water park and we would highly recommend a trip to Quinta de lago lake where they have an array of water sports for all the family to enjoy! We recommend hiring a car so you can explore what this beautiful area has to offer. There are two large supermarkets very close by, as well as the local shop in Vila sol resort which sells essential items.

This is a very large, relaxing villa, with wonderful views of the golf course. It has several outdoor seating areas, including a covered terrace and balconies with loungers and table and chairs, perfect for watching the sun go down while sipping a g&t!

We have recently had a thatched outdoor bar area built with plenty of space to escape the midday sun whilst watching the whole family enjoying the pool and garden area .

Also added to the side of the bar in 2017 is a 4 hole putting green for all those avid players and those who just fancy having a go.

A new patio extension to the side of the villa has been added with a ping pong table and darts board. All the equipment needed is supplied.

You will be greeted upon arrival and shown around the Villa to make sure you are happy with how everything works. You will be provided with maps of the local area along with a complimentary welcome food pack. Maid service will be once a week, therefore if you are here for a week they will come after you have left, and if you are here for two weeks they will come at the end of your first week.

In peak times we can only accept reservations from Saturday to Saturday. Please ask us though if you would prefer another day and we will see what we can do.


Ground Floor

* Living area with doors leading to the pool terrace.

* Dining room

* Exceptionally spacious kitchen with island and American fridge freezer, additional fridge, 2 Dishwashers, microwave, oven, hob

* Twin bedroom with ensuite, shower

* Double bedroom with ensuite, which comprises of a bath and a shower

* Downstairs WC

* Utility room

First Floor

* Twin bedroom with ensuite and balcony with loungers and table and chairs

* Master bedroom with ensuite and balcony with loungers overlooking the golf course. (Twin sinks and a bath and shower)

* All bedrooms have integrated floor to ceiling wardrobes


* Large private swimming pool (heating an additional charge of £300 per week)

* BBQ area with an outdoor dining area to seat 8 people

* Comfortable outdoor sofas on the covered terrace overlooking the pool, with garden and golf views

* Thatched Garden bar area, offering comfortable sofa area

* Table tennis

* Darts

* Putting Green


* Pool and beach towels provided

* TV with a vast amount of Sky/English channels

* Air conditioning

* Wifi

* Alarm system

* Private parking in secure gated driveway

* Safes x 2

* Hairdryer x 4

* Travel Cot x 2

* Play pen

* Highchair x 2

* Iron/Ironing board

* Washing machine/Tumble dryer

* Maid service 1 x week

* Car essential

* Shopping 5 minute drive

* Beaches 5 minute drive

* Golf amenities

More Details
Registration Number : 60297/AL

Kate Barker
Member since: 2017
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 September, 2018

About Kate Barker

We are Kate and Craig and we have two children Evie and Flynn. We live in Essex, but travel as much as we can to our second home in Portugal!

Kate Barker purchased this villa in 2016

Why Kate Barker chose Vilamoura

We started looking for a villa a couple of years ago, we researched a great deal into which area would be best for us and then went about viewing an array of villas. We eventually found our one and have now renamed it Casa Barklee (a mixture of our names) and have turned it into our wonderful second home. Everything about this villa is so relaxing. We love nothing more than spending time outside by the pool with our friends and family.

What makes this villa unique

It has wonderful views of the golf course. The Vila sol estate is so secure and friendly, with a lovely choice of restaurants within walking distance. Children are kept entertained with the pool, ping pong table, football goal and putting green.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa around the Vilamoura around the Quarteira

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • resort
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Lift
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming


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average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

What a beautiful outstanding property inside and out with a lovely view of the golf course

  • 5 of 5

Having spent a week in this villa we had an amazing time. With beautifully decorated rooms and a lovely pool/garden along with a great outside bar/entertaining area this villa has everything you'd want. Will definitely be going back again but this time with my family.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks Susan for your lovely review. We are so glad you had a lovely stay at Casa Barklee and we look forward to welcoming you back along with your family in the future. All the best, Kate and Craig
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Super stay at a gorgeous villa

  • 5 of 5

The villa was stunning and had everything you could wish for. Great for a family with kids as a good sized pool, football net, table tennis , mini putting green and darts board ! Great for adults too, as a separate 'bar barn ' in the garden with sofas and bar area for entertaining. The local restaurants are super near the villa also. Would highly recommend this Villa to anyone looking for a family friendly holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Sep-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful villa, very spacious with excellent facilities.

  • 5 of 5

A very relaxing holiday with children and grandchildren. The villa is brilliant for a family holiday and the owner, Kate, was really helpful

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful villa, excellent location, everything you could possibly need was provided!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Casa Barklee in May 2018. First of all the villa was spotlessly clean and was immaculate upon arrival. It has an amazing location, close enough to local imenities but still in a very quiet location. The outside area is fantastic, we literally spent our week around the pool and enjoying the grounds of the villa, we made great use of the barbecue and the outdoor bar area.

The villa has everything you could possible need, whether it was something in the kitchen or a safety pin, you name it, it was there. The owners have thought out every little detail with amazing precision to ensure that you have a wonderful holiday! We will definitely return to Casa Barklee, we were truly spoiled. The interior decor is beautiful and very homely, all rooms were specious and tastefully decorated with sparking clean bathroom/shower rooms.

All in all we would rate this villa 5 stars. If you are trying to decide whether this villa is for you then look no further, this Villa is honestly out of this world! Thanks again to the owners for their outstanding service and also the correspondence was amazing, Kate kept us up to date in the run up to our holiday and Sonya the village manager made sure everything ran smoothly during our holiday, Kate also messaged at the end of our holiday to wish us a safe flight home. A real pleasure to deal with. Best wishes the Miller family 😊

  • Review Submitted: 15-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Totally Outstanding!

  • 5 of 5

In my job I travel extensively and have the privilege of staying in many beautiful properties. I must say Casa Barklee exceeds all expectations! Set in an idyllic golf resort, in walking distance to various restaurants and amenities you don't even need a car if you truly want to relax.

The house caters for all age groups, is completely modern and offers all the facilities you require. All the bedrooms are of an excellent size and the showers in the bathrooms are all powerful (something not always available in some properties).

The outside area is amazing, such a wonderful sized pool (with the ability to heat at an additional cost), and the bar area is just fantastic!

I must say the photos do not do this beautiful property justice! You need to book it to experience it. I am so glad I stayed at Casa Barklee.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved it

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic week. The villa is great - it is perfect for a relaxing holiday and was just what we were looking for in a week away with family and friends. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Golf
Vila sol
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.